Qatar: Population 15 years and above by nationality (Qatari/ non-Qatari), sex and 10-years age group (2013)
|15 – 24||28,943||28,505||57,448||217,747||51,387||269,134||246,690||79,892||326,582|
|25 – 34||23,526||21,191||44,717||469,082||106,416||575,498||492,608||127,607||620,215|
|35 – 44||14,773||15,033||29,806||358,276||71,727||430,003||373,049||86,760||459,809|
|45 – 54||10,834||13,082||23,916||187,066||27,045||214,111||197,900||40,127||238,027|
Source: Quarterly Labour Force Survey, Q4 2013
1. Technical Notes and Definitions
Sampling frame of Quarterly LFS 2013: Population Census 2010.
Sample size for the whole year: about 7000 households from: 1- Qatari households; 2- Non-Qatari regular (non-collective) households; 3- Non-Qatari small collective households (2 – 6 persons); 4- Non-Qatari large collective households (7 persons or more).
One fourth of the sample was covered every quarter; each month one third of the quarterly data was collected.
Reference period for data collection: October-December 2013.
Population of reference: all Qatari and non-Qatari households present in Qatar on the night of survey, living in normal and collective households.
The collective households are a group of persons not related to each other and sharing living conditions in a residential unit, I.e. labor camps, students living boarding schools, nurses in hospitals… etc. The survey covered the small collective households (includes less than 7 persons) and large collective households (includes 7 persons or more).
The survey did not cover short periods accommodation, i.e. hotels.
2. Institution which provides data
Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA), Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics
3. Data availability
The Statistics Authority conducted the first labor Force Sample Survey in 2001. Starting from 2006, the execution of these surveys came to be on annual basis.
Most Labour Force Surveys and publications related to the labour force are available on QSA’s website, in PDF format and can be downloaded from:
Quarterly Labour Force survey for Q4 2013 is available in Excel format:
See also Qatar Information Exchange, an interactive data base compiling data on the labour force taken from available surveys:
Date of access: April 2014.